saʾala (سأل)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Examples

(18)
Saʾala lwaladu ʾaṣdiqāʾahu nuqūdan.
saʾala
ask.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
ʾaṣdiqāʾ-a-hu
friend.M.PL-ACC-3SG.M
nuqūd-an
money.F-ACC.IDEF
‘The boy asked his friends for money.’
(56)
Sāʾalat aššurṭatu rraǧula ṭīlata alyawmi.
sāʾalat
ask.III.REP.PRF.3SG.F
aš-šurṭat-u
ART-police.F-NOM
r-raǧul-a
ART-man.M-ACC
ṭīlat-a
all.F-ACC
l-yawm-i
ART-day.M-GEN
‘The police interrogated the man all day long.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker V.subj NP-nom A
2 askee NP-acc P
3 requested thing NP-acc P

Alternations